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Coin: One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback
Description

Coin commemorating the Year of the Outback. The logo depicts a stylised outline of Australia and incorporates the Southern Cross. Reaching towards the Southern Cross are trails representing the stories or marks left first by Indigenous Australians, then by white settlers, explorers and pioneers.

Designed by Elizabeth Robinson and sculpted by Wojciech Pietranik.

No regular (Mob of Roos) one dollar coins were released in 2002.

CountryAustralia CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Face value1 (x Dollar) TypeOne Dollar Circulating Commemorative
Year2002 CurrentYes
Mintage34,243,770 (34.2 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Australian Mint No mint mark 34,243,770 (34.2 million)
MaterialAluminium-Bronze DesignerElizabeth Robinson and Wojciech Pietranik
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)22 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)9
Obverse

Crowned head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Fourth portrait"). In tiny letters below head the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley). Around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2002.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2002
Reverse

The reverse of the coin depicts a stylised outline of Australia incorporating the Southern Cross. Reaching towards the Southern Cross are trails representing the stories or marks left first by Indigenous Australians, then by white settlers, explorers and pioneers. Around above, the denomination ONE DOLLAR; below, in five lines, 2002 Year of the Outback.

Reverse inscriptionONE DOLLAR 2002 Year of the Outback
EdgeMilled interrupted, in seven sections Edge inscriptionNone
One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Privy mark C 68,447 (included in main number) (hover mouse for text)
Coloured proof 39,514 (hover mouse for text)
Privy mark S 36,931 (included in main number) (hover mouse for text)
Privy mark B 32,698 (included in main number) (hover mouse for text)
Privy mark M 31,694 (included in main number) (hover mouse for text)
Silver proof 12,500 (hover mouse for text)
Proof unknown
One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 600.1, 600.1a (Silver), 600.2 Colour
One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Mint link
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Mintage link
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Privy mark, proofs mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Privy mark, proofs
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Design link
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One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback: Some useful external links
Australian Coin Collecting Blog - 2002 Year of the Outback 1 Dollar
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